Riverside, NJ
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Riverside, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Riverside has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 73. How does Riverside fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Riverside's crime rate is lower than approximately 41% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Riverside has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Riverside is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Riverside does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Riverside.

For Riverside, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Riverside than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1208, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Riverside; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Riverside Crime Data

 

Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Riverside Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

371

395

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

12.79

13.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Riverside 0.83
New Jersey 2.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,208

in Riverside

1 in 437

in New Jersey

Riverside VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,001
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Riverside 12.79
New Jersey 15.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Riverside

1 in 64

in New Jersey

Riverside Property CRIMES

Population: 29,001
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Riverside Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Riverside 38
New Jersey 66